Quechee Village Bicycle/Pedestrian Scoping Study

Kick-off Community Meeting When: Wednesday, April 2nd at 6:30 pm   Where: Ottauquechee School Cafeteria, 304 Dody Lane, Quechee (click for directions) The Town of Hartford received a grant from the Vermont Agency of Transportation to conduct a bicycle/pedestrian scoping study for several road segments in Quechee, including Quechee Main Street, Waterman Hill Road, Woodstock Road (Route 4), West Gilson […]

Town Money

The Undesignated Fund Balance The undesignated fund balance is carefully managed so that we arrive at 10% of our annual expenses, or about 1.3 million, each fall after the year end surplus (or deficit) is determined. The purpose of this fund is to pay for extraordinary one time expenses caused by unforseen events for which […]

Luke Eastman for School Board

I asked Luke Eastman to write up something I could share with my readers. I’ll be voting for Luke on Tuesday. Here’s what he has to say for himself: Hartford schools are under mounting pressure from Montpelier to consolidate.  I will be a staunch advocate for Hartford’s world-class elementary schools and work tirelessly to ensure […]

Healthcare Reform and Vermont Taxpayers

One of the benefits of living in a small community in the past is that when the neighbor’s barn burned down, friends and foe alike would gather and help get a replacement built, because everyone understood that the lightning bolt which hit the barn could just as easily struck them. And in the collective act […]